Beauty tips for male Lego execs

Hugh writes, "Lego published annoying 'beauty tips' for young girls; Elbe Spurling has a nice response: beauty tips for male Lego executives." Read the rest

Lego cell phone dock spins 360

User Toulouse shows off a fairly slammin' cell phone dock on the OnePlus One Android smartphone forum. Even though it's for the new OnePlus One phone, the build can be recreated for any handset.

(Side note: I do hate his use of the word "ghetto" in the description, common among some makers. Does he honestly live in a poor neighborhood where improvisation and thoughtful use of materials reign? If not, what's it saying?)

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Lego slippers

They're $12.50/pair from Thinkgeek: one size, red or blue, 3X2 only, and have thick enough soles to cushion even the most violent Lego/bare-foot impact. (via Geeky Merch) Read the rest

Humble Brainiac Book Bundle: tech books for kids!

Get more than 15 DRM-free kids tech ebooks from No Starch Press, including the amazing Lauren Ipsum, as well as a wealth of killer Lego books, books for young makers, and kids' programming guides -- support EFF and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, too! Read the rest

Familiar film scenes in Lego

A film by Morgan Spence. Read the rest

Dark and creepy LEGO creations

LEGO master Mike Doyle's new book, titled Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark, presents a variety of artists' shadowy, macabre, and black comedy brick creations. Read the rest

Cast metal Lego brick charm

They're $20 from Thinkgeek, and are made of a "silvertone metal alloy," whatever that is. Read the rest

Lego wishes it invented Minecraft

"Minecraft is digital Lego," says Lego marketing director David Gram. "We only wish we had invented it." This is mentioned in about the same breath as the phrase "core brand beliefs," a concise reminder why they didn't. Read the rest

Anamorphic illusion of Lego Minifigs

Those Minifigures are actually 2D anamorphic paintings flat on the ground created by the amazing Leon Keer at Legoland Deutschland. See the reality below. Read the rest

Lego trailer for Walking Dead, Season 5

"The Walking Dead Season 5 Trailer." In Lego. (via Devour) Read the rest

The Simpsons' Springfield, USA in Lego

Sure, Lego released some Simpsons kits, but a fellow named Matt De Lanoy built the entire town of Springfield out of Lego!

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Lego: Batman's Tumbler

The Lego Super Heroes model of Batman's Tumbler with Batman and Joker minifigs will be available September 1 for $200, or right now from scalpers for $850-$1150 (caveat emptor). Read the rest

Kids' Boba Fett minifig cosplay

Toronto awesomedad CGS1 created an amazing Lego minifig costume for his son, documenting it on The Dented Helmet. Read the rest

Evolution in Lego

"Lego Evolution" (Thanks, Lux!) Read the rest

Dante in Lego

Romanian Legoist Mihai Marius Mihu's Nine Circles of Hell creations are the perfect companion to the Dante for Fun picture books that retell the Inferno, Paradiso and Purgatorio for children. Read the rest

Banksy artworks in LEGO

Banksy pieces redone in LEGO by Jeff Friessen of The Brick Fantastic (via Laughing Squid). Read the rest

Cyberpocalypse: the cyberpunk Lego city

In 2013, a group of Lego masters unveiled Cyberpocalypse, a spectacularly detailed, moody, neon-lit cyberpunk city. It's a triumph of EL wire and science fiction aesthetics, a kind of bricky Burning Man theme-camp in miniature. Read the rest

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